Retro Sketches #22

I am still building on my Christmas card stash.  This card is based on the sketch challenge this week at Retro Sketches. I cut my decorative shape and layers with the Cricut Artiste cartridge.  The shape is meant to be part of a mini works great for cards as well though!  Here is the original sketch-

All supplies by Close To My Heart:
Z1790 Cricut Artiste*
G1043 Pear & Partridge Cardmaking Kit*
1282 New England Ivy Cardstock*
Z2503 Basics Pigment Ink*
Z2502 Enchantment Pigment Ink*
Z1760 Burlap Ribbon*
Z1387 Wooden Buttons

*All items will be released 8/1/12 in the new Fall/Winter Idea Book!

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:

2 Sisters -Christmas in July
ABC Christmas Challenge - Christmas 
Addicted to Stamps -Christmas in July
Hiding in my Craft Room -Christmas in July
Shelly's Images - Christmas in July
Stamp n Doodle -  Christmas in July
Sweet Stampin - Christmas in July
The Perfect Sentiment - winter holiday w/diecut border

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. A beautiful, stylish Christmas card - the layout is fabulous. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  2. Lovley Christmas Card, perfect for our challenge this week at Sweet Stampin'. Thank you for joining us. Debbiexx

  3. I really like your card. The burlap goes great with the look of the card.

  4. Great job with the sketch Allisa and the burlap is a nice touch! Pretty!

  5. You did a great job on this card. I really like how you used the burlap make it look country. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment.

  6. I love this card..seriously!! The burlap is just an awesome touch..great job. Thanks for joining us this week at The Perfect Sentiment : )

  7. Wow, love this card! Great feel to it.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  8. Such a lovely card. Nice sketch!! Thanks for joining us at ATSC. Good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs, Nicole

  9. Mmmm, so great, really warm and demented. Wait, dimensional! Seriously, do love that burlap and what a nice texture it adds!!

  10. Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'.

    Pam x

  11. Oh that is a beautiful card, Allisa. Great colours and stamp. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Love, Wilma

  12. I am in love with this card! So many amazing things I just can't stop looking at it! Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Perfect Sentiment this week!

  13. This is really well done. I love the shade of green you used. Great die cut layers. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment. Hope to see you again.

  14. Gorgeous card. Love the papers and your fabulous layout! Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment.

  15. Wow, what a stunning Christmas card. Perfect in every way. I love the layout, the sentiment, the beautiful papers... everything! Gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters challenge blog this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

  16. Wow this is an awesome card. Love the burlap and your take on the sketch.

    Thanks for joining us this week over at HIMCR DT AJ~

  17. Love the old world feel to your card!! Wonderful Chrissy Card!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  18. brilliant card LOVE the hessian too! Thanks for Playing along with us this time for our O for Open it up Challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)


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